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My EmployAbility – Jonathan Andrews

20 Jan 2015

I’m an English student at King’s College London, currently on a winter vacation scheme at Hogan Lovells. I also have multiple disabilities – Autism Spectrum Disorder, and Dyspraxia. So, how did I manage to succeed against the odds; to stand out from the rest of the 2,000 applications made for the scheme, and to secure […]

My EmployAbility – Michael Barron

15 Jan 2015

“When I was 15, I contracted salmonella, septicaemia and bacterial meningitis that subsequently left me with a hearing condition, chronic fatigue and muscular pains in my legs. By undertaking a reduced timetable, I was able to continue my studies and read law at the University of Warwick. I was introduced to EmployAbility by the disability […]

EmployAbility In Law – successful follow up event for disabled students and graduates interested in Law

18 Dec 2014

After the success of the launch in April, the second EmployAbility in Law event took place in November 2014. Hosted by Herbert Smith Freehills and supported by Reed Smith, Baker & McKenzie, Clifford Chance, Olswang, Charles Russell Speechlys and Mayer Brown; this unique initiative is designed to improve the employability and career opportunities for disabled […]

Google Europe Scholarship for Students with Disabilities

24 Nov 2014

Access to knowledge is Google’s passion. When it comes to higher education for promising scholars, Google doesn’t want anything to stand in the way. That’s why Google, in partnership with EmployAbility, is proud to present the Google Europe Scholarship for Students with Disabilities. Google is committed to helping the innovators of the future make the […]

EmployAbility Source – Tech Roles

13 Nov 2014

We have a number of exciting opportunities available in the Technology Sector with Google, Bank of America Merrill Lynch, Goldman Sachs and Morgan Stanley. Whether you are interested in algorithm design, analysis, app development, cloud computing, machine learning, information security, site reliability and infrastructure or anything else, you will likely find something here for you. Google […]

Future Options – Investment Banking Roles….

31 Oct 2014

Have you been considering a role with an investment bank but aren’t sure where to start or what’s available? Interested in working with some of the best banks and financial institutions out there? We’ve got a wide range of roles available that are open to disabled* students from a variety of degree disciplines. Here’s more information […]

EmployAbility’s Tab Ahmad on BBC’s Daily Politics and BBC Radio London discussing barriers to work

23 Oct 2014

The media furore surrounding Lord Freud’s comments on disabled people in the work place has clearly touched a nerve in the public conscience. Tab Ahmad, EmployAbility’s Founder and Managing Director  joined the debate on the BBC2’s Daily Politics to discuss the topic in more detail, in particular around adjustments employers may need to make when […]

My EmployAbility – Emeka Ezugwu

22 Oct 2014

I was in my final year of a Computer Science at The University of Manchester before I came across EmployAbility. I was extremely interested in securing a Summer Internship at an Investment Bank and had so far been unable to adequately perform at two assessment centres due to the high pressure nature of the assessment […]

My EmployAbility – Tom Firth-Jones

08 Oct 2014

I graduated with First Class honours in Philosophy from the University of Leeds in 2012. I’ve spent the last year completing the Graduate Diploma in Law at BPP Law School in London. It was during my GDL studies that I discovered I was dyslexic, after struggling to keep up with the volume of reading required […]

My EmployAbility – Sarah Tattersall

31 Aug 2014

I first came across EmployAbility via an email from my university department when I was in the beginning of my second year studies. I’d just flopped my first ever technical interview which also just happened to be for a Google summer internship. Needless to say I wasn’t feeling particularly confident about applying for jobs but […]

My EmployAbility – Daisy Ogdubemi

14 Aug 2014

I studied a law degree at University of Leicester and graduated in 2012.  I began the Legal Practice Course (LPC) in 2013 on a part-time basis alongside working various jobs. I came across EmployAbility at BPP last year whilst studying for the LPC.  I chose to use them because they work in partnership with prestigious […]

EmployAbility launches a new series of Masterclasses – Disability Excellence in Practice

13 Aug 2014

At the end of July, EmployAbility launched the first of our new series of masterclasses – Disability Excellence in Practice. Hosted by Shell at their Canary Wharf offices, the EA team were joined by over 15 different organisations ready to learn about how to improve and implement disability inclusive practices into their recruitment processes. The […]

Celebrating Diverse Talent: EmployAbility’s summer drinks reception, hosted by Google for our alumni, clients and partners, took place last month…

07 Aug 2014

On Thursday 17th July, EmployAbility were delighted to be joined by over 70 employers, disabled students and graduates, and other disability organisations for our inaugural ‘Celebrating Diverse Talent’ annual summer drinks party. Kindly hosted by Google at the Secret Garden of their London HQ, the audience heard from Matt Mitro, University Programs Manager at Google, […]

My EmployAbility – Dan Smith

22 Jul 2014

Two and a half years ago I was happily going about my business studying engineering at the University of Bristol and revising for the end of my second year exams. One day I noticed a slight fuzziness in my left hand eye and got it checked out at the Optometrist who confirmed I had dropped […]

Congratulations to this year’s Google EMEA Students with Disabilities Scholars – April 2014

28 May 2014

We are delighted to announce the winners of the Google EMEA Students with Disabilities Scholarships 2014. Google, in partnershhip with EmployAbility, as part of their ongoing commitment to advancing computing and technology, provide scholarships to encourage disabled students to excel in their studies and become active role models and leaders.

EmployAbility launches “EmployAbility in Law” – an interactive talent initiative for disabled students and graduates interested in Law…

09 Apr 2014

On the afternoon of 2nd April, in partnership with EmployAbility, Reed Smith hosted an event for over 40 students and graduates with disabilities, interested in pursuing a career in law. EmployAbility is a not-for-profit organisation dedicated to assisting students and graduates with all disabilities, including dyslexia or long term health conditions, into employment.

EmployAbility’s Tab Ahmad has won the Asian Women of Achievement Award!

23 May 2013

We are extremely proud to announce that EmployAbility’s Founder and Managing Director Tab Ahmad has won the prestigious Asian Women of Achievement Award! The Awards, held at the Hilton London on Park Lane on Wednesday 15th May, showcased some of the most inspirational women of this generation. Cherie Blair, Sarah Ferguson and HRH Princess Badiya […]

EmployAbility’s Managing Director shortlisted for an Asian Woman of Achievement Award!

14 May 2013

EmployAbility is delighted to announce that our Managing Director, Tab Ahmad, has been shortlisted for a prestigious Asian Women of Achievement Award from the hundreds of applicants that were nominated. The Awards were first established fourteen years ago to recognise and provide a platform for an exciting generation of Asian female groundbreakers. The current Patrons […]

EmployAbility hit Paris for the launch of the European Diversity Awards and the European Diversity Conference

12 May 2013

On Thursday 18th April, members of EmployAbility joined other representatives from some of Europe’s most diversity-inclusive employers for the launch of the European Diversity Awards at the W Hotel in Paris. The European Diversity Awards will take place on Thursday 15th September at the Natural History Museum in London. The Awards recognise and celebrate those […]

EmployAbility’s Tab Ahmad quoted in HR Magazine about Google Diversity Initiatives

18 Mar 2013

A recent piece in HR MJagazine highlighted the launch of Google’s new diversity initiatives. Their Head of Diversity and Inclusion believes that activities should focus on the talent pipeline rather than a short term gain. As part of the launch, he talked about  “Google’s focus…on building long-term relationships with talent from diverse backgrounds, helping them progress […]

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